Little Smoky

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For the river, see Little Smoky River. For the Central Nevada Desert Basins, see Little Smoky Valley.
Little Smoky is located in Alberta
Little Smoky
Location of Little Smoky in Alberta

Little Smoky is a hamlet in northwest Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Greenview No. 16.[1] It is located on Highway 43, approximately 39 kilometres (24 mi) south of Valleyview and 47 kilometres (29 mi) northwest of Fox Creek. The hamlet is adjacent to the Little Smoky River.

Services and amenities[edit]

Little Smoky has a gas station, a cafe, a community hall, a post office, a motel, a playground, and an ice rink. The Waskahigan River Provincial Recreation Area is located across Highway 43.

Infrastructure[edit]

The hamlet has two locally significant rural roads near it: Little Smoky Road (formerly Highway 745), which connects the hamlet to Highway 665, and Simonette Road, which connects to Forestry Trunk Road (formerly Highway 734).

The Little Smoky transfer station is located southwest of the hamlet on Range Road 221. The Greenview Regional Landfill was built northeast of Little Smoky on the corner of Township Road 672 and Range Road 210.

Waterways[edit]

The confluences of the Iosegun and Waskahigan rivers with the Little Smoky River are nearby the hamlet to the north and northwest. The confluence of the Waskahigan and Little Smoky rivers can be reached by vehicle via a gravel road through the trees that can become muddy and bumpy after extended periods of rain.

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Coordinates: 54°44′20″N 117°10′47″W / 54.73889°N 117.17972°W / 54.73889; -117.17972